Education & training

Diversity & Inclusion, Equal Opportunity and Title IX Office, and the Multicultural Center collaborate to regularly provide training opportunities for faculty, staff and students.

Implicit bias and search chair training

All search committee members, including search chairs involved in faculty searches, are required to attend this training.

Led by HR and Diversity & Inclusion, the training provides an overview of mission-based diversity goals and search committee responsibilities. Particularly, training covers how to promote diversity and manage implicit bias in faculty searches. It also addresses the search process, the roles of the search chair and the committee, as well as other issues that can affect the fairness of a faculty search.

Microaggression workshop

This customizable training brings awareness to the topic of microaggressions and the impact they have on those affected by them while providing participants with strategies and methods that can be used to decrease microaggressions. 

To schedule the workshop with your group, please contact Cheyenne Magpantay at cheyennem@unr.edu.

UndocuAlly training

The Equal Opportunity & Title IX Office, in collaboration with the Multicultural Center hosts the UndocuAlly Training program for student leaders, staff, faculty and administration. This training is an opportunity for participants to learn the unique challenges that impact undocumented students in higher education and learn how to support these students.

Sexual harassment and discrimination

NSHE has contracted with Everfi to provide online sexual harassment and discrimination training for its employees. Everfi uses the Foundry training platform for training courses. Every employee will receive an invitation to complete sexual harassment and discrimination training through Foundry in accordance with the above Nevada Administrative Code.